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Last Revised: 1/6/2024

This is a detailed listing of sessions, including panels, seminars, workshops, and roundtables. While there will be a number of special events taking place on Thursday, January 4th, there will be no paper sessions on that day. Please note that all times listed are CST.

For the Program Outline, which will include a summary of all special events and sessions, please visit the Program Outline page, and for more information on Registration and Hotel Reservations, please visit the 2024 Annual Meeting page.

Friday, January 5th, 2024 – Sunday, January 7th, 2024
Friday, January 5th (First – Third Session blocks)
Saturday, January 6th (Fourth – Sixth Session blocks)
Sunday, January 7th (Seventh – Ninth Session blocks)

In the program below, SCS Staff and the Program Committee tried to minimize thematic scheduling conflicts. However, some session blocks may have thematic overlaps, due to individual scheduling needs and available space.

Friday, January 5, 2024
First Paper Session (10 sessions)
8:00am – 10:30am, Waldorf (3rd Floor) SCS-1: HYBRID: "famaeque dissimilis": Image Management, Perception, and Reality in Tacitus’ Histories (Panel)
Antony Augoustakis and Nicholas Rudman, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Organizers
  1. Antony Augoustakis and Nicholas Rudman, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  2. Guy Rahat, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    Revisiting Otho: Otho as an Anti-Nero in Tacitus’ Histories
  3. Brendan Hay, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    Duality in Leadership: Tacitus’ Pairs of Generals
  4. Casey Barnett, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    Burdensome Brothers: Fraternal Liability in Tacitus’ Histories
  5. Amy Vandervelde, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    Tacitus’ Gruesome Spectacle: Vitellius’ Perversion as Vespasian’s Eminence
  6. Emma Reyman, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    What a Tangled Web: Tacitus’ Use of Praetexo in the Histories
  7. Joseph Baronovic, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    incertae causae, difficiliora remedia: Images of "Madness" in Tacitus' Histories.
  8. Eleni Manolaraki, University of South Florida
8:00am – 10:30am, Astoria (3rd Floor) SCS-2: HYBRID: Re-Tracing the Archive: Affects and Ethics (organizer-refereed panel)
Christopher Londa and Francesca Beretta, Yale University, Organizers
  1. Christopher Londa and Francesca Beretta, Yale University
  2. Sarah Levin-Richardson, University of Washington
    Enslaved Experiences and Critical Fabulation in the House of the Vettii, Pompeii
  3. Tommaso Bernadini, University of California, Berkeley
    Earinus in Two Acts: Anarchival Aesthetics in Statius, Silvae 3.4
  4. Cat Lambert, Cornell University
    Forgery and the archive, ft. Confessions of the Fox
  5. Chiara Graf, University of Maryland
    Archive, Hoard, Heap: The Exempla of Valerius Maximus and Frontinus
  6. Nandini Pandey, Johns Hopkins University
    We, the Archive: Reparative Violence and Disciplinary Hauntology
8:00am – 10:30am, Williford Room A (3rd Floor) SCS-3: Astronomy and Astrology
Daryn Lehoux, Queen’s University, Presider
  1. Belisarius Welgan, Cornell University
    Aratus’ Mirror
  2. E.L. Meszaros, Brown University
    Finding Algorithms in Babylonian Astronomy: A Venus Procedure Text and Cross-Cultural Case Study
  3. Tejas Aralere, University of California, Santa Barbara
    Sirius Rising: Religious Metaphysics’ role in Roman astrology
  4. Jovan Cvjeticanin, University of Virginia
    Martial’s Fasti: Calendrical Reversals in Epigrams Book 10
  5. Nathaniel Solley, University of Pennsylvania
    Per liquidum aethera: A Horatian Constellation?
8:00am – 10:30am, Salon C-6 (Lower Level) SCS-4: Comparative Legal Thought and Practice in the Graeco-Roman World and Early China (Panel)
Zhengyuan Zhang, University of California, Berkeley, Organizer
  1. Zhengyuan Zhang, University of California, Berkeley
  2. Trenton W. Wilson, Princeton University
    The Construction of “Labor” in Early China
  3. Yunxiao Xiao, Princeton University
    Processing with Bamboo and Wood: Information Technologies of Legal Writings in Early Imperial China
  4. Flavio Santini, University of California, Berkeley
    Standardization in the Athenian Empire and Beyond: Imperial Ideologies and the Creation of Common Knowledge
  5. Yifan Zheng, University of California, Berkeley
    Legal Treatment and Status Differentiation in Early China and Ancient Rome
  6. Peter Fibiger Bang, University of Copenhagen
    Government without Bureaucracy? Empire and law in the Roman and other tributary empires
  7. Zhengyuan Zhang, University of California, Berkeley
    The State and the Individual: Population Control and Taxation in Ancient Rome and Early China
  8. John Weisweiler, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
8:00am – 10:30am, Salon A-1 (Lower Level) SCS-5: The Politics of Reception
Caroline Stark, Howard University, Presider
  1. Leanna Boychenko, Loyola University, Chicago
    Achilles and Romulus in México: Mythopoiesis in María Cristina Mena’s Short Fiction
  2. David Petrain, Hunter College and The Graduate Center, CUNY
    The Homeric Framing of Phillis Wheatley’s “Infant Muse”
  3. Mengzhen Yue, Shandong University
    Translating Aristotle’s Rhetoric in 1950s-1960s China: Politics and Translator’s Autonomy
  4. Harriet Fertik, The Ohio State University
    “Their rest could benefit humankind:” Seneca and W. E. B. Du Bois on Leisure as a Political Project
  5. Robert Barnes, Wabash College
    Athenoanchoring: Nicknaming Settlements as ‘Athens’ in the American Midwest
8:00am – 10:30am, Salon A-3 (Lower Level) SCS-6: A Workshop on Classics, Racism, Bias: Discussion and Praxis on American History, Mythology, and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (Workshop)
Arti Mehta, Howard University, and David J. Wright, Bowdoin College, Organizers
8:00am – 10:30am, Salon A-2 (Lower Level) SCS-7: Latin Epic
Stephen Hinds, University of Washington, Presider
  1. Melissande Tomcik, University of Toronto
    Virtue’s Claim to Fame in Statius’ Version of Menoeceus’ Sacrifice (Stat. Theb. 10.610-679)
  2. Kathleen Cruz, University of California, Davis
    The Counternarratives of Composite Bodies: Moments of Disrupted Monstrosity in Post-Vergilian Latin Epic
  3. Lien van Geel, Columbia University
    From Ships to Nymphs: Cybele’s Maternal Metamorphosis in Aen. 7.77-122 and Met. 14.530-65
  4. Georgia Ferentinou, University of Toronto
    Incest Exposed: Oedipus’ Programmatic Speech in Statius’ Thebaid
8:00am – 10:30am, Salon C-7 (Lower Level) SCS-8: The Afterlife of Plato
Richard Hutchins, Loyola University Chicago, Presider
  1. Patrick Callahan, UCLA
    Dio Gelostom: Tracing Plato's Theories of Laughter in the speeches of Dio of Prusa
  2. Matthew Lupu, Florida State University
    Reading Plato in Dio: How Cassius Dio’s philosophy shaped his Roman History
  3. John Anderson, University of Texas at Austin
    Socrates’ Two Wives: irony and eclecticism in the pseudo-Platonic Halcyon
8:00am – 10:30am, Salon C-5 (Lower Level) SCS-9: Future Most Vivid: Creating the Conditions for Human-AI Collaboration in Classical Studies (Panel)
Patrick Burns, New York University, and Clifford Robinson, Independent Scholar, Organizers
  1. Patrick Burns, New York University
  2. Annie K. Lamar, Stanford University
    Why should I believe what you tell me is true?”: What Machine-Generated Homeric Poetry Tells Us about AI and Philology
  3. Jennifer Devereaux, Harvard University
    From the Presocratics to ChatGPT: Teaching Classics and the Ethics of AI
  4. Abigail Swenor, University of Notre Dame, Neil Coffee, University at Buffalo, Walter Scheirer, University of Notre Dame
    Using AI to Study Semantics in Classical Literature: Perspectives from the Field of Computer Science
  5. Barbara Graziosi, Charlie Cowen-Breen, Creston Brooks, and Johannes Haubold, Princeton University
    Zukunftsphilologie: The Rewards (and Perils) of Machine-Human Collaboration
  6. Sebastian Heath, New York University
8:00am – 10:30am, Salon C-8 (Lower Level) SCS-10: Greek and Latin Linguistics (organized by the Society for Greek and Latin Linguistics)
Jeremy Rau, Harvard University, Benjamin Fortson, University of Michigan, and Timothy Barnes, University of Cambridge, Organizers
  1. Solveig Hilmarsdottir, University of Cambridge
    The Latin -to Imperatives in Late Republican Epistolography
  2. Tomaz Potocnik, University College London
    Neither Here Nor There: Interactive Functions of Vagueness in Roman Comedy
  3. Andrew Merritt, Cornell University
    Some Clarifications Concerning the Origin and Relatives of γῆ/γαῖα ‘earth’
  4. Angelo Mercado, Grinnell College
    Form and Structure in Aeolic Lyric Meter
  5. Jorge A Wong II, Harvard University
    Between Archaism and Modernization: Synchronically Productive Aeolic Features in Homeric Verse-Making
Second Paper Session (10 sessions)
11:00am – 1:00pm, Astoria (3rd Floor) SCS-11: HYBRID: Roman Religion
Dan-el Padilla Peralta, Princeton University, Presider
  1. Susan Satterfield, Rhodes College
    Prodigies and Expiations in Roman Sicily
  2. Alicia Matz, Boston University
    Re-Centering Augustan Diana in Grattius’ Cynegetica
  3. Christiane-Marie Cantwell, University of Cambridge
    A Re-Examination of the Forêt d’Halatte Ex-Votos : Power, Community and Entanglement
11:00am – 1:00pm, Waldorf (3rd Floor) SCS-12: HYBRID: Translation (Organized by Hesperides)
Adriana Vazquez, University of California, Los Angeles, Erika Valdivieso, Yale University, and Julia Hernández, New York University
  1. Brian Jorge Bizio, Whitman College
    ‘La Anónima’, vates amica: Latin Poetry as a Colonizing Weapon in 17th-Century Peru
  2. Joseph Ortiz, University of Texas at El Paso
    Translating Empire and Race: Vergil, Velasco, and Spanish Humanist Epic
  3. Matthew Gorey, Wabash College
    (Pseudo-)Classics in Translation–The Case of Antonio de Guevara
  4. Shruti Raigopal, University College Cork
    Rex, Satrap and Zamorin: Translating Titles in Early Modern Latin Texts of India
11:00am – 1:00pm, Salon A-2 (Lower Level) SCS-13: Greek Historiography
Matthew A. Sears, The University of New Brunswick, Presider
  1. Yanxiao He, Tsinghua University
    Elagabalus, a Pantomime Dancer on the Eve of the Sasanian Empire
  2. Raymond Lahiri, Yale University
    The Scene of Surrender: Josephus Reads Herodotus on Historical Contingency
  3. Will Lewis, Independent Scholar
    Sofishticated Thoughts in Herodotus: Phusis and Nomos in the Nile River Delta
  4. Ryan Baldwin, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
    Frowned Upon in Most Societies? Cannibalism in Herodotus’ Histories
11:00am – 1:00pm, Salon C-5 (Lower Level) SCS-14: Tragedy and Reception
Justine McConnell, King’s College London, Presider
  1. Amanda Kubic, University of Michigan
    The Trojan Women, Then and Now: Performing Disabled Futures in Kaite O’Reilly’s Peeling
  2. Nebojsa Todorovic, Yale University
    Tragedies of Disintegration: Balkanizing Greco-Roman Antiquity
  3. Hakan Ozlen, University of Wisconsin
    Against Enforced Forgetting: Resistance to Power in Antigone and the HIV/AIDS Crisis
  4. Nina Papathanasapoulou, College Year in Athens/SCS
    Justice, Honor, and Gender Dynamics in Martha Graham's Clytemnestra
11:00am – 1:00pm, Salon A-1 (Lower Level) SCS-15: Latin Elegy
Marcie Persyn, University of Pittsburgh, Presider
  1. Jermaine Bryant, Princeton University
    Umbria, Home of the Roman Callimachus!: On Propertius' Problematic Patria
  2. Sinja Kuppers, Duke University
    Loving a Slave: Redefining Servitium Amoris in Ausonius’ Love Poetry
  3. Jonathan Clark, University of Washington
    Pone or Pelle Hederam? Ecohorror in Propertius
  4. Emma Brobeck, Washington and Lee University
    A Catalogue of Genres: Defining Epic and Elegy in Fasti 3
  5. Joshua Paul, Boston University
    The Furies as Defenders of Generic Boundaries in the Elegies of Propertius
11:00am – 1:00pm, Williford Room A (3rd Floor) SCS-16: Homer
Rachel Lesser, Gettysburg College, Presider
  1. James Aglio, Boston University
    Meter, Meaning, and the Iliadic Augment
  2. Marissa Henry, Tulane University
    Eat the Rich: The Cattle of Helios and the Class Politics of Meat in Homer's Odyssey
  3. Matthew Gumpert, Bogazici University
    Each Man Kills the Thing He Reads: Iliad 22.321-29
  4. Charles Campbell, Purdue University
    Knowledge and Ignorance in Eumaeus’ Story (Od. 15.389-484)
11:00am – 1:00pm, Salon A-3 (Lower Level) SCS-17: Celebrating Community in Classical Pedagogy (organized by the Graduate Student Committee)
Nadhira Hill, University of Michigan, and Christopher Stedman Parmenter, The Ohio State University, Organizers
  1. Nadhira Hill, University of Michigan, and Christopher Stedman Parmenter, The Ohio State University
  2. Ky Merkley, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    Queering the Syllabus
  3. Anthony Jude Smith, University of Florida
    Flipping the Latin Classroom
  4. Michael Okyere Asante, University of Ghana
    Student-Lecturers: Narratives on Strategies and Challenges of Teaching a Classics BA Programme in Ghana
  5. Christopher Stedman Parmenter, The Ohio State University
    Love in a time of expected learning outcomes: Proposing your first course
11:00am – 1:00pm, Salon C-7 (Lower Level) SCS-18: Essential Digital Classics (organized by the Digital Classics Association)
Neil Coffee, University at Buffalo, Organizer
  1. Neil Coffee, University at Buffalo
  2. Gregory Crane, Tufts University
    The State of Digital Classics in 2024
  3. Chiara Palladino, Furman University, and Anna Muh, University of Washington
    Translation Alignment and Machine Learning for Classical Languages
  4. Jeff Rusten and Ethan Della Rocca, Cornell University
    Digital Rescue: Transkribus as a tool saving Wüst’s Lexicon Aristophaneum (ca. 1910) from oblivion
  5. Dunstan Lowe, University of Kent
    The Work of Play: Ancient Worlds in Digital Gaming
11:00am – 1:00pm, Salon C-6 (Lower Level) SCS-19: Choral Alterity: Becoming Other in Greek Poetry (Panel)
Rebekah Spearman, St. John's College, Organizer
  1. Julia Irons, University of Chicago
    The Dance of the Amazons: Intertext and Precedent in Callimachus’ Hymn to Artemis
  2. Rebekah Spearman, St. John's College
    Kingfishers Above the Waves: The Transformative Power of Choral Alterity
  3. Brittany Hardy, University of Michigan
    Gorgonic Transfigurations: Haraway's Terrapolis and the Chorus of Pythian 12
11:00am – 1:00pm, Salon C-8 (Lower Level) SCS-20: The Next Generation: Papers by Undergraduate Classics Students (organized by Eta Sigma Phi)
Katherine Panagakos, Stockton University, Organizer
  1. Katherine Panagakos, Stockton University
  2. Zoe Korte, University of Missouri-Columbia
    The Electra Spectrum: A Comparative Analysis of Classical Reception of Sophocles’ Electra
  3. Jonathan Rolfe, Hillsdale College
    Magniloquo. . .ore: Ovid’s Comic Use of Invented Epic Compounds
  4. Jared Plasberg, Christendom College
    Reading in St. Augustine’s Confessions: An Activity Moving Mind and Heart
  5. Alex-Jaden Peart, University of Pittsburgh
    Speaking (Un)freely: Phillis Wheatley and/at the Limits of Classicism
  6. Daniel Leon Ruiz, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Third Paper Session (10 sessions)
2:00pm – 5:00pm, Waldorf (3rd Floor) SCS-21: HYBRID: Ovid in Retrospect: Revision, Reflection, Reception (organized by the International Ovidian Society)
Caitlin Hines, University of Cincinnati, and Katherine DeBoer, Miami University, Organizers
  1. Lucy Mudie, University of Manchester
    Like parens, like parricide: Ovid's retour of Rome in Tristia 3.1
  2. Juliette Delalande, Sorbonne Université - EDITTA
    Ovidian Narrators in Retrospect: past stories as a device for variation from the literary tradition and mythological innovation
  3. Shona Edwards, University of Adelaide
    Reading Dido diffractively: Moving beyond reflection as a metaphor
  4. Rachel C. Morrison, University of California, Los Angeles
    "An Answ'ring Cadence": Ovidian Retrospection in Henrietta Cordelia Ray's "Echo's Complaint"
  5. Flora Iff-Noël, University of Florida
    Ovid's Arachne, a doubly retrospective passage?
2:00pm – 5:00pm, Astoria (3rd Floor) SCS-22: HYBRID: Taking Stock: Stereotypes in the Ancient Mediterranean (organized by the Asian and Asian American Classical Caucus)
Katherine Hsu, College of the Holy Cross, and Tori Lee, Boston College, Organizers
  1. Natasha Rao, University College London
    Greek? Egyptian? Syracusan? Stereotyping and identity claims in Theocritus’ Idyll 15
  2. Walter Penrose, San Diego State University
    The Greek Stereotype of the Asian Matriarch: From Semiramis to Ada I
  3. Erynn Kim, Yale University
    Unpacking Historical Baggage: Classical (Mis-)Receptions in Sally Wen Mao’s Mad Honey Symposium
  4. Joseph Dreogemueller, University of Michigan
    Lozenges and Goats: Stock Smells in Roman Comedy and Horace’s Satires
  5. Inger N.I. Kuin, University of Virginia
    Stereotype and slavery in the joke collection Philogelos
  6. Kassandra Miller, Colby College
    Untimely Women: “Clock Time” and Gender Stereotypes in the Greco-Roman World
2:00pm – 5:00pm, Williford Room A (3rd Floor) SCS-23: Drama and Performance
Joshua Billings, Princeton University, Presider
  1. Alexandra Seiler, University of Vermont
    This Here God: Divinity and Deixis in Euripides' Bacchae
  2. Joseph Di Properzio, Fordham University
    Forgotten Innovator: Carcinus, Euripides, and the Representation of Women in Tragedy
  3. Vanessa Stovall, University of Vermont
    Braiding A-round: Coronal Chorality and Intertextual Extensions in Mid to Late 5th Century Tragedy
  4. Emmanuel Aprilakis, Rutgers University
    I'm the Captain now: Actors as Chorus-Leaders in Greek Tragedy
  5. Jocelyn Moore, University of Virginia
    Euripides' Electra and the Shouting House
2:00pm – 5:00pm, Salon C-5 (Lower Level) SCS-24: Catullus
Michele Lowrie, University of Chicago, Presider
  1. Joseph Watkins, Boston University
    A Clean Celt? Ethno-Linguistic Comments in Catullus 23
  2. Jennifer Weintritt, Northwestern University
    When the Textual Critic Assigns Gender: Catullus’ Attis Poem and its Editors
  3. Basil Dufallo, University of Michigan
    Catullus 68 and Roman Comedy
  4. Jennifer Ranck, CUNY Graduate Center
    What is in a name? Ariadne and the Eumenides in Catullus 64
  5. Marina Grochocki, University of Wisconsin
    A Republican Choral Poetics And Catullus’ Political Chorus
  6. Hannah Kloster, Boston University
    Catullus’ Nemesis: Amorous and Literary Retribution in the Catullan Corpus
2:00pm – 5:00pm, Salon C-7 (Lower Level) SCS-25: Hellenistic Literature
Jackie Murray, University at Buffalo, Presider
  1. Richard Janko, University of Michigan
    Aristotle’s Manuscripts and the Fate of his Library
  2. Amanda Rivera, Boston University
    Family Trees: Orchards and the Raising of Children In Greek Epic
  3. Amelia Bensch-Schaus, University of Pennsylvania
    Peleus and the Fate of Achilles: Iliadic Allusions in the Odyssean Argonautica
  4. Camilla Basile, University of Virginia
    Apollonius’ Μοῦσαι ὑποφήτορες and the interpretation of the Egyptian tradition
  5. Marissa Gurtler, University of Wisconsin
    Callimachus's Vibrant Materiality: Reading Non-Human Agency in Hymn to Artemis
2:00pm – 5:00pm, Salon C-6 (Lower Level) SCS-26: Place, Landscape and the Natural Environment
Alex Purves, University of California, Los Angeles, Presider
  1. Amie Goblirsch, University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Rereading De Architectura 8: Nature and the Natural Environment in Vitruvius
  2. Patricia Hatcher, CUNY Graduate Center
    Land Animals as Roman Propaganda in Pliny the Elder
  3. Frances Pickworth, University of Bristol
    Cape Malea as narrative node: the poetics of divergence in the Odyssey
  4. Stella Fritzell, Bryn Mawr College
    Forswearing Monstrosity: Giants and Epichoric Identity in Arcadia
  5. Laurialan Reitzammer, University of Colorado Boulder
    Asteria and Leto: The Island of Delos, Sisters, and Theôria
2:00pm – 5:00pm, Salon A-1 (Lower Level) SCS-27: Translators' Showcase: Bilingual Readings (organized by Committee on Translation of Classical Authors)
Diane Arnson Svarlien, Independent Scholar, David West, Ashland University, and Elizabeth Vandiver, Whitman College, Organizers
  1. Ellen Finkelpearl, Scripps College
    Translating Apuleius’ Metamorphoses: two examples
  2. Noreen Kupernik, Thaden School
    Catullus the Valedictorian: Translating Latin in a High School Active Latin Classroom
  3. Jordi Alonso, Independent Scholar
    Columbus Carmen Epicum, an Early-Modern Aeneid
  4. Kate Meng Brassel, University of Pennsylvania
    “Oh, anxious humankind! How great the universe’s void! Who’ll read this stuff? This you ask me? No one, dammit. No one?” Persius, Satire 1.1-2.
  5. Luís Márcio Nogueira, Independent Scholar
    A cordel translation of the Odyssey
  6. Christopher Childers, Independent Scholar
    Greek and Latin Lyric Poetry: From Archilochus to Martial
  7. Diane Rayor, Grand Valley State University
    Selections from Euripides' Hecuba
2:00pm – 5:00pm, Salon A-2 (Lower Level) SCS-28: Personal and Political in Rome and China: New Approaches to Sino-Roman Comparison (Panel)
Jordan Thomas Christopher, Loyola Marymount University, Organizer
  1. Amy Russell, Brown University
    Metaphor and Microcosm: The Body and the State at the Dawn of Empire in Rome and China
  2. Jordan Thomas Christopher, Loyola Marymount University
    Losers: Dynamic and Discourse of Defeated Generals in Rome and China
  3. Patrick Huang, University of Western Ontario
    The Politics of the “New Music” Tradition in Roman Greece and Warring States China
  4. Yacong Qiu, University of California, Santa Barbara
    Astrologers and Occultists in the Courts of Rome and Han
  5. Jinyu Liu, Emory University
    Occupational Associations and Religion: Early Rome Empire and Tang Dynasty Compared
  6. Hans Beck, The University of Münster
2:00pm – 5:00pm, Salon C-8 (Lower Level) SCS-29: Culture and Society in Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Egypt (organized by American Society of Papyrologists)
Christelle Fischer-Bovet, University of Southern California, Organizer
  1. Christelle Fischer-Bovet, University of Southern California
  2. Giuliano Sidro, University of California, Berkeley
    Who Will Pay Child Support? Divorce, Roman Citizenship, and a New Latin Papyrus
  3. Yuecheng “Russell” Li, Princeton University
    Paideia among the Orphans in Roman Egypt: The Case of P.Mich. IX 532
  4. Foy Scalf, University of Chicago
    Intertextuality between Compilation and Application: A Demotic Spell for Compulsion and the So-Called Greco-Egyptian Magical Formularies
  5. Joe Morgan, Yale University
    On Nascent Nomes and Nebulous Nomarchs
  6. Nico Dogaer, Belgian American Educational Foundation
    Open Sesame? The Vegetable Oil Industry from the Ptolemies to the Romans
  7. Paul Ulishney, University of Oxford
    Literary and Documentary Reflections on Mawālī and the Origins of the Islamic Patronate in Umayyad Egypt
  8. Judith Evans Grubb, Emory University
  9. Roger Bagnall, New York University
2:00pm – 5:00pm, Salon A-3 (Lower Level) SCS-30: Classics in the Community Panel on Ancient Worlds, Modern Communities Initiative (workshop organized by the Committee on Classics in the Community)
James Ker, University of Pennsylvania, and Nina Papathanasopoulou, College Year in Athens/SCS, Organizers
  1. Michael Vazquez, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Stoic Tragedy and the Sources of Human Ethics
  2. Joe Goodkin, Independent Performer
    The Odyssey: A Folk Opera
  3. Mat Sweeney and Sebastian Peters-Lazaro, Four Larks
    Homeric Hymns
  4. Gifty Etornam Katahena, University of Ghana
    The Love of the Nightingale
  5. Ayelet Haimson Lushkov, Pramit Chaudhuri, Will Wasta-Werner, University of Texas at Austin, and Elena Navarre, University of Michigan
    This is my Native Land: Black Classics in Texas
  6. Rebecca Levitan, University of California, Berkeley
    Revisiting Sperlonga: New Digital Documentation and Community Engagement

Saturday, January 6, 2024
Fourth Paper Session (11 sessions)
8:00am – 10:30am, Waldorf (3rd Floor) SCS-31: HYBRID: Neo-Latin and the State (organized by the American Association for Neo-Latin Studies)
Patrick M. Owens, Colgate University, Organizer
  1. Michele Ronnick, Wayne State University
    Why is Milton ‘Milto’? Giovanni Salzilli, John Milton and Aelian
  2. Mirella Saulini, Historical Archives of the Pontifical Gregorian University
    In the Mirror and on the Stage: the Perfect Prince According to Jesuits
  3. Dániel Kiss, Universitat de Barcelona
    Human and divine statecraft in the manifesto Universis orbis Christiani principibus and in the Confessio peccatoris of Francis II Rákóczi
  4. Bradley Ritter, Ave Maria University
    What (is) the best condition of a state?” (QUIS OPTIMUS REIPUB. STATUS, CW 3.2, no. 198): Thomas More’s Epigrammata as political discourse
  5. David White, Baylor University
    Plenam potestatem et auctoritatem: The Commissions of Henry VIII in the correspondence of Sir Thomas More
  6. Simone Carboni, Independent Scholar
    Radivilias, The Epic of the Lithuanian People
8:00am – 10:30am, Astoria (3rd Floor) SCS-32: HYBRID: Indigenous Perspectives, Ancient and Modern: A Mountaintop Coalition Panel (Panel)
Tara Wells, Duke University, Organizer
  1. Dan-el Padilla Peralta, Princeton University
  2. Cassandra M.M. Casias, Duke University
    Punic Silence: Recovering Rural Voices in Augustine’s Africa
  3. Ashley Lance, University of Cambridge
    “Good-Bye Aristotle”: A Critical Indigenous Perspective on Aristotle, Colonialism, and Race
  4. Caitlin Mostaway Parker, Independent Scholar
    Colonization, Imperialism and the Hudson’s Bay Company: The Consequence of Classics on the Indigenous People of North America
  5. Kendall Lovely, University of California, Santa Barbara
    (Re)visiting (New) Mexico’s Ancient Origins: Ancestral Native Kinship Beyond Classical Civitas
  6. Dan-el Padilla Peralta, Princeton University
8:00am – 1:00pm, Salon A-4 (Lower Level) SCS-33: Ancient MakerSpaces (Workshop, Joint Session)
Eleanor Martin, Yale University, Alex Elvis Badillo, Indiana State University, Anne Chen, Bard College, Nicole Constantine, Stanford University, Hugh McElroy, Episcopal High School, and Chris Motz, University of Richmond, Organizers
  1. Chiara Palladino, Furman University
    Ugarit: a tool for Translation Alignment on Ancient Languages
  2. Anna Conser, University of Cincinnati
    Pitch Accents and Melody in Greek Tragedy
  3. Anna Santory Rodriguez, University of Michigan
    Mapping Myth: Medea on the World’s Stage
  4. Charles Pletcher, Columbia University
    Write what you know: Enabling open, collaborative publications with commercial tools
  5. Emily Pearce Seigerman and Benjamin Hellings, Yale University Art Gallery
    Magnifying the Minute: Numismatics and digital accessibility at the Yale University Art Gallery
  6. Tyler Jo Smith, University of Virginia
  7. Allison Sterrett-Krause, College of Charleston
    A Commercial Low-code Database for Legacy Archaeological Data
  8. Anne Chen, Bard College
    The International (Digital) Dura-Europos Archive (IDEA)
  9. Karen Matthews, University of Miami
    Animating Antiquity: Student-developed VR Experiences of Roman Art and Architecture
  10. Dorian Borbonus, University of Dayton, and Niels Bargfeldt, University of Copenhagen
    At home, visiting graves in Rome: VR environments as spaces for virtual collaboration
  11. Michelle Martinez, Walnut Hills High School
    Using TinkerCAD in 7-12
  12. Alex Elvis Badillo and Marc N. Levine, Indiana State University,
    A virtual exploration of art and architecture at the prehispanic capital of Monte Alban through edify’s VR learning platform
8:00am – 10:30am, Salon C-5 (Lower Level) SCS-34: Religious Beliefs and Practices in the Works of Plutarch and his Contemporaries (organized by the International Plutarch Society)
Inger N.I. Kuin, University of Virginia, and Zoe Stamatopoulou, Washington University in St. Louis, Organizers
  1. Inger N.I. Kuin, University of Virginia
  2. Francesco Padovani, Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen
    The Terminology of Mystery Cults in Plutarch’s Works: Platonism Religion, and Philosophical Legitimation
  3. Umberto Verdura, Columbia University
    The Prayer of the Ass: Silent Prayer and a Possible Meaning of the Book 11 of Apuleius’ Metamorphoses
  4. Serena Emilia Di Salvatore and Carmine Nastri, University of Salerno
    Neither a woman, nor a dog, nor a fly: Plutarch and taboos against entrance into Roman and Greek sanctuaries
  5. Rebecca Frank, Colby College
    Croesus and the Debate over Delphic Ambiguity
  6. Stephen Hill, Wyoming Catholic College/University of Virginia
    Dio Chrysostom’s Philosophical Prophetess in the First Kingship Oration
8:00am – 10:30am, Salon A-1 (Lower Level) SCS-35: Epigraphy and Materiality
Rebecca Benefiel, Washington & Lee, Presider
  1. Itamar Levin, Brown University
    The Symbolism of Absence: Public Cenotaphs and Civic Ideology in Archaic Greek Colonies
  2. Matthew Sears, University of New Brunswick
    Battlefields and Sacred Ways
  3. Chiara Battisti, Princeton University
    Encoding Lives in Epigraphic Form: Family Memories and Empire in Statius, silv. 3.3 and the Flavii’s Monument from Cillium
  4. Michael McGlin, Temple University
    Too Much and Never Enough: Timber Supply and Storage at the Sanctuary of Apollo at Delos (314-167 BCE)
8:00am – 10:30am, Salon A-2 (Lower Level) SCS-36: (New) Materialities of Medicine (organized by the Society for Ancient Medicine and Pharmacology)
Aileen Das, University of Michigan, and Colin Webster, University of California, Davis, Organizers
  1. Colin Webster, University of California, Davis
  2. Figen Geerts, New York University
    Coining Bodies, Minting Health
  3. Anna Bonnell Friedin, University of Michigan
    Technologies of Hope: Amulets and Networks of Care
  4. Allyson Blank, New York University
    To Heal a Wound - Four Medical Plasters recreated from Greco-Roman Medical Texts
  5. Malina Buturovic, Yale University
    Galen’s Creative Matter: Seeds, Cities, and Astrolabes
  6. Michelle Lessard, University of Cincinnati
    Conveying Authority and Authenticity through Experiment in the Hippocratic Corpus
8:00am – 10:30am, Salon C-6 (Lower Level) SCS-37: Ovid
Stephanie McCarter, Sewanee University of the South, Presider
  1. Isabel Cooperman, University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Tu mihi sola places: Politics, Law and Sex in Ovid's Ars Amatoria
  2. Luiza dos Santos Souza, University of Cincinnati
    Elegist on the Verge of a Wreck: Movement Metaphors in the Tristia and a Poetic Career in Review
  3. Cecilia Cozzi, University of Cincinnati
    Fatherhood as a Metaliterary Device: Interpreting Tragic Allusions in Metamorphoses 13
8:00am – 10:30am, Salon C-8 (Lower Level) SCS-38: Drama and Poetry
Arum Park, University of Arizona, Presider
  1. Jonathan Ready, University of Michigan
    How Euripides Cyclops 503–10 Revises Odyssey 9
  2. Hana Aghababian, Cornell University
    Poetic compounds in Aeschylus and Euripides, not poles apart
  3. Huaiyuan Zhang, Penn State University
    The ἀγών of τὸ σοφόν—An analysis of σοφός, σώφρων, and related terms in Euripides’ Bacchae
  4. Deborah Beck, University of Texas at Austin
    Allusion and Audience in Aeschylus’ Agamemnon
  5. Allison Jodoin, Boston University
    Empty Nesting: Mother-Bird Similes in Homer, Aeschylus, and Sophocles
8:00am – 10:30am, Salon A-3 (Lower Level) SCS-39: Classics and the Postcolonial in the Americas (Workshop)
Rosa Andújar and Justine McConnell, King’s College London, Organizers
  1. Rosa Andujar and Justine McConnell, King’s College London
  2. Tom Hawkins, The Ohio State University
    Hacking as a Methodology for Post-Colonial Studies in Haitian Literature
  3. Andres Carrete, University of Texas at Austin
    From Conformity to Cultural Resistance: A new Heritage discourse in the Antigones of Mexico
  4. Cristina Pérez Díaz, Instituto de Investigaciones Filológicas, UNAM
    Untimely Greeks in the Caribbean: Greek and African Antiquities as a Time before Colonialism in Marcial Gala’s Call me Cassandra
8:00am – 10:30am, Williford Room A (3rd Floor) SCS-40: Late Antiquity
Scott McGill, Rice University, Presider
  1. Alexander Vega, Harvard University
    Augustine on Norms of Belief in Friendship
  2. Matteo Milesi, University of Michigan
    Porphyry, the Bible, and Christian allegor
  3. Trevor Lee, The Ohio State University
    Allusions Without Purpose: Reassessing Tacitean Borrowings by Ammianus Marcellinus
8:00am – 10:30am, Salon C-7 (Lower Level) SCS-41: Numismatics
Roberta Stewart, Dartmouth College
  1. Chingyuan Wu, Peking University
    Heracleote and Amastrian Connectedness: External Prosopographies (and Coins)
  2. Samantha Doleno, Washington University in St. Louis
    The Political and Economic Implications of Nero’s Olympic Series of Alexandrian Coinage
  3. Alexei Alexeev, University of Ottowa
    Glancing Back, Looking Forward: Prototype-Type-Metatype in Roman Numismatic Aegidophoric Portraiture
Fifth Paper Session (12 sessions)
11:00am – 1:00pm, Waldorf (3rd Floor) SCS-42: HYBRID: Topics in Classics and Social Justice (organized by Classics and Social Justice)
Kassandra Miller, Colby College, Organizer
  1. Kassandra Miller, Colby College
  2. Michael Goyette, Eckerd College
    Supporting Accessibility and Inclusion in Study Abroad and Experiential Learning Contexts
  3. Micheal Joseph Duchesne, Stanford University
    Sinners, Saints and Socrates
  4. Efi Spentzou, Royal Holloway University of London
    Myth and Voice Initiative: Reflective Practice
  5. Aida Fernandez Prieto, Manchester Metropolitan University
    Poverty, Social Justice, and Fear of the Poor in the Ancient Greek World: Aporophobia, Ancient and Modern
  6. Emily Allen-Hornblower, Rutgers University
    The Hurt of the Past, the Wounds of the Present
11:00am – 1:00pm, Astoria (3rd Floor) SCS-43: HYBRID: Apuleius and His World: New Approaches, New Directions (Panel)
Marsha McCoy, Southern Methodist University, Organizer
  1. Marsha McCoy, Southern Methodist University
    Scapegoating in Apuleius' Metamorphoses: The Story of Thelyphron
  2. JuliAnne Rach, University of California, Los Angeles
    Cave Pamphilen: Reading the Witch in Apuleius’ Postcolonial Context
  3. Christopher Parkinson, University of Melbourne
    Impetus Indignationis Meae: Apuleian Attitudes Towards Didactic and Moral Storytelling, Metamorphoses 10.29-10
  4. Francesca Martelli, University of California, Los Angeles
    Orienting the Ass: Queer Objects in Apuleius' Metamorphoses
  5. Brando Legott, Florida State University
    The Metamorphoses as Apuleius’ Platonic Myth
  6. Ellen Finkelpearl, Scripps College
11:00am – 1:00pm, Salon C-5 (Lower Level) SCS-44: Tacitus
Dylan Sailor, University of California, Berkeley, Presider
  1. Allyn Waller, Stanford University
    Omnium consensu: The origins of a Tacitean dictum in Vitellian coinage
  2. Elizabeth Raab, Yale University
    Generic Intrusion and Exemplary Depletion in Tacitus’ Histories 3
  3. Jasmine Akiyama-Kim, University of California, Los Angeles
    Legitimate Successor or Successful Imposter?: (False) Neros in Tacitus’s Histories and Annals
  4. Theodore Boivin, University of Cincinnati
    Destabilizing Communication in Tacitus: "Loaded" Alternatives in Historiae 1
11:00am – 1:00pm, Salon A-1 (Lower Level) SCS-45: Political History
Amy Russell, Brown University, Presider
  1. Noah Segal, University of Minnesota
    What Did the Censors Ask Pompey? Plutarch and the Recognitio Equitum of 70 BCE
  2. Nathaniel Katz, The University of Arizona
    The Unusual Assassination of Milonia Caesonia
  3. Scott Arcenas, University of Montana
    Uncertainty and Narrative Political History
  4. Riccarda Schmid, University of Zurich
    Aeschines Against Ctesiphon or how to lose an Athenian court case
11:00am – 1:00pm, Salon C-6 (Lower Level) SCS-46: Women in Homeric Epic
Sheila Murnaghan, University of Pennsylvania, Presider
  1. Caroline Murphy-Racette, University of Michigan
    Helen and Trauma Narrative in the Iliad
  2. Mason Barto, Duke University
    Couple's Therapy: A Reconsideration of Helen's (In)fidelity in Odyssey 4
  3. Griffin Budde, Boston University
    Two Eyesights, One Vision: The Reception of “Owl-Eyed Athena” and “Cow-Eyed Queenly Hera” in the Iliad
  4. Ian Hollenbaugh, Washington University in St. Louis
    Thought for food: On Niobe's eternal brooding
11:00am – 1:00pm, Salon C-7 (Lower Level) SCS-47: The Novel
William M. Owens, Ohio University, Presider
  1. Alessandra Migliara, CUNY Graduate Center
    Literary Fiction and the Poetics of (Dis)Belief in Lucian and Aristotle
  2. Benedek Kruchio, University of Cambridge
    The passio of Galaction and Episteme: converting erotic fiction
  3. Valeria Spacciante, Columbia University
    Subverting Tragic Plots in Heliodorus’ Aethiopica 1.28-2.11
11:00am – 1:00pm, Salon C-8 (Lower Level) SCS-48: Roman Voice and Public Speech
Luca Grillo, University of Notre Dame, Presider
  1. Hannah Cochran, New York University
    Cognata Viscera: Cannibalism and Kinship in Pseudo-Quintilian’s Major Declamation 12
  2. Christopher Erdman, University of California, Santa Barbara
    Political Theater and Obstructionism in Republican Lawmaking
  3. James Uden, Boston University
    Masculine Pity in Seneca's Controversiae
11:00am – 1:00pm, Salon A-3 (Lower Level) SCS-49: Lightning Talk Session
Young Kim, University of Illinois at Chicago, Presider
  1. Anna Pendse
    Teaching the Classics to Breakthrough Students in Philadelphia
  2. Bret Mulligan, Haverford College
    Bridge/Stats: a Tool for Discovering, Visualizing, and Comparing Textual Readability
  3. Henry Zhang, Deerfield Academy
    Beyond the Sidebar: A Multimedia Approach to a Commentary on Plato's Crito
  4. Anna Accettola, Hamilton College
    Athenian Comedies and Ancient Economies
  5. Rebecca Resinski, Hendrix College
    Creative Deformance and Greek Tragedy
11:00am – 1:00pm, Salon A-2 (Lower Level) SCS-50: Meeting of the Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy (organized by Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy)
Anthony Preus, Binghamton University, Organizer
  1. Elizabeth Asmis, University of Chicago
  2. Doug Al-Maini, St. Francis Xavier University
    Towards a Socratic Theory of Exchange
  3. John D. Proios, University of Chicago
    Calling Up Intelligence as Psychological Liberation, Republic 523a-524b and 515c-516c
  4. Mariana Beatriz Noé, Harvard University
    Painting the Law in Plato’s Laws
11:00am – 1:00pm, Williford Room A (3rd Floor) SCS-51: Hesiod
Emily Austin, University of Chicago, Presider
  1. Matthieu Real, Cornell University
    The Contest of Homer and Hesiod: Poets as Literary Critics
  2. Keyne Cheshire, Davidson College
    Pandora’s Pithos and the Hope of Fools
  3. Victoria Hsu, CUNY Graduate Center
    Parmenides’ Proem and the pseudo-Hesiodic Shield of Heracles
  4. Ben Radcliffe, Loyola Marymount University
    Surplus Violence: Erides and Meta-Epic in Works and Days
11:00am – 1:00pm, Salon C-3 (Lower Level) SCS-52: Peer Review: Present Tensions, Future Directions (Workshop, Joint Session)
Colin Whiting, Dumbarton Oaks, Jennifer Sacher, American School of Classical Studies at Athens, and Sam Huskey, University of Oklahoma, Organizers

Panelists: Ellen Bauerle, University of Michigan Press, Emma Blake, University of Arizona & AJA, Sam Huskey, University of Oklahoma, Sarah Murray, University of Toronto & JMA, Sarah Nooter, University of Chicago & CP, Jennifer Sacher, ASCSA & Hesperia, Colin Whiting, Dumbarton Oaks & DOP, and Lin Foxhall, University of Liverpool & JHS
1:00pm – 2:00pm, Salon D (Lower Level) or Virtual

SCS-53: Roundtable Session:

Salon D (Lower Level): Takeaways from the 2023 NEH Institute on the Performance of Roman Comedy
T.H.M. Gellar-Goad, Wake Forest University, and Christopher Polt, Boston College, Organizers

VIRTUAL: L’Année philologique: charting the way forward with bibliography (Joint Session)
Mackenzie Zalin, Johns Hopkins University, Organizer

VIRTUAL: Trans in Classics
Ky Merkley, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Organizer

VIRTUAL: Texts & Textbooks in the Comprehensible Input Latin Classroom
Evan Armacost, Culver Academies, Organizer

Salon D (Lower Level): Digital Commentaries on Greek and Latin Texts
Christopher Francese, Dickinson College, Organizer

Sixth Paper Session (10 sessions)
2:00pm – 5:00pm, Waldorf (3rd Floor) SCS-54: HYBRID: Gender, Queerness, and Disability in the Ancient World (organized by the Women’s Classical Caucus)
Debby Sneed, California State University, Long Beach, Alicia Matz, Boston University, Sydney Hertz, Barnard College
  1. Debby Sneed, California State University, Long Beach, Alicia Matz, Boston University, Sydney Hertz, Barnard College
  2. Hannah Biddle, University of Oxford
    Genderfluidity, Prophecy and Blindness – A Study of Tiresias
  3. Justin Lorenzo Biggi, University of St. Andrews
    Two Disabled Women in Epidauros: Agency, Anatomical Votives and Embodied Texts
  4. Carissa Chappell, University of California, Santa Barbara
    Body-Texts and the Bow: Genderqueer, Gendercrip Kinship in Sophocles’ Philoctetes
  5. Jesse Obert, University of California, Berkeley
    Intersex Hoplites? The Normates of Warriorhood in Archaic and Classical Crete
  6. Alexandra O’Neill, Trinity College, Dublin
    Recuperating Catullus’ Attis
  7. Cecily Bateman, University of Cambridge
    Disability, Gender and Slavery in Roman Legal Writing
2:00pm – 5:00pm, Astoria (3rd Floor) SCS-55: HYBRID: New Perspectives on Musonian Studies (Panel)
Tommaso Gazzarri, Union College and Francesca Romana Berno, Sapienza, Università di Roma
  1. Tommaso Gazzarri, Union College
  2. Margaret Graver, Dartmouth College
    Teles and Musonius on the Exiled Philosopher
  3. Valéry Laurand, Université Bordeaux-Montaigne
    The Parrhesia of the Exile: Musonius Rufus and Disentanglement
  4. Gregor Vogt-Spira, Philipps-Universität Marburg
    Roman Ideas in Musonius’ Concept of Freedom
  5. Martina Russo, Sapienza, Università di Roma
    Musonius’ Nero. A pseudo-Lucianic Dialogue on the Philosopher and the Tyrant
  6. Christopher Star, Middlebury College
    The Norms of Nature: Ethics and Physics in Musonius Rufus
  7. Ilaria Ramelli, Durham University
    Musonius Rufus in Origen Of Alexandria: A Neglected Aspect of Stoic Wirkungsgeschichte on Patristic Platonism
2:00pm – 5:00pm, Williford Room A (3rd Floor) SCS-56: Roman Satire and Humor
James Uden, Boston University, Presider
  1. Bryce Hammer, Rutgers Unversity
    Is a Slave Human? The Reception of the Comedic Slave in the Satires of Horace and Juvenal
  2. Christopher Nappa, Florida State University
    A Transposition in Juvenal, Satire 6
  3. Robert Santucci, Haverford College
    One Fish, Two Fish: Seneca Outweighs Horace’s Mullets
  4. Edward Nolan, National Taiwan University
    Pliny the Younger: Code-switching and Humor
  5. Kevin Muse, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
    Audire est operae pretium: Double Entendres in Horace Satires 1.2.37-8
  6. Maya Chakravorty, Boston University
    Qui Curios Simulant et Bacchanalia Vivunt: Problematic Exemplarity in Juvenal’s Second Satire
2:00pm – 5:00pm, Salon C-8 (Lower Level) SCS-57: Tragedy and Theory
Erika Weiberg, Duke University, Presider
  1. Molly Hamil Gilbert and Edith Gwendolyn Nally, Mississippi State University
    “She is my city”: a Care Ethical Interpretation of Euripides’ Hecuba and Trojan Women
  2. Irene Han, New York University
    The Pure and the Impure: Transcendence in Sophocles' Antigone
  3. Sydney Kennedy, University of Cincinnati
    A Conflicted Chorus: Sophocles’ Philoctetes and the Tensions of Societal Reintegration of the Disabled
  4. Isabella Reinhardt, Vanderbilt University
    Ares, Xerxes, and Collective Suffering in Aeschylus' Persians
2:00pm – 5:00pm, Salon C-5 (Lower Level) SCS-58: Slavery
Sarah Levin Richardson, University of Washington, Presider
  1. Brittany Joyce, University of Michigan
    Enslaved Virgins: Slavery, Sexuality, and Asceticism in Late Antiquity
  2. Katherine Dennis, University of Wisconsin
    Forced Entry: Slavery and Declamation in Amores 2.2-3
  3. Nikola Golubovic, Reed College
    Enslaved Labor in the Ancient Schoolroom
  4. James Hua, University of Oxford
    The mass enslavement of populations in the Classical Greek world: between suffering and solidarity
  5. Sarah Breitenfeld, Davidson College
    Theodora’s Little Child: Enslaved Motherhood in Classical and Hellenistic Greece
  6. Katherine Huemoeller, University of British Columbia
    Lucretia as Ideal Woman and Ideal Slaver in First Century BCE Rome
2:00pm – 5:00pm, Salon C-7 (Lower Level) SCS-59: Greek and Roman Philosophy
Elizabeth Asmis, University of Chicago, Presider
  1. Reece Edmunds, Princeton University
    Cicero's appeal to natural law in Philippics 10 & 11
  2. Rebecca Moorman, Boston University
    What Trembles Within? Affective Anagnorisis in Seneca's Thyestes
  3. Emma Dyson, University of Pennsylvania
    Socrates and the Seven Sages
  4. Bruce Frier, University of Michigan
    Roman Precursors of Modern Human Rights Doctrine: Cicero and Tertullian
2:00pm – 5:00pm, Salon A-3 (Lower Level) SCS-60: Classical East and West: Case studies in philosophy and medicine to discuss methods, aims, and results of comparative research (Seminar)
Benjamin Porteous and Didier Natalizi Baldi, Harvard University, Organizers
  1. Benjamin Porteous, Harvard University
    Roles, Boundaries, Blurriness? Reading Seneca Epistle 47 in Early Medieval China
  2. Didier Natalizi Baldi, Harvard University
    The One and Many in Heraclitus and the Heng Xian
  3. James Zainaldin, Vanderbilt University
    A Philological Approach to Comparative Studies? The Development of Pulse Lore in Classical Greco-Roman and Chinese Medicine
2:00pm – 5:00pm, Salon A-2 (Lower Level) SCS-61: Reaching over the Divide: Perspectives from K-12, College, and University Classics Teaching (organized by the American Classical League)
Philip Walsh, St. Andrew’s School, and James Ker, University of Pennsylvania
  1. Philip Walsh, St. Andrew’s School
  2. Colin Shelton, University of Arizona, and Allison Das, Kinkaid School
    ChatGPT vs. AP Exam vs. Classicist: Wrestling with Innovative Pedagogy in the Age of the Metaverse
  3. Johanna Clark, Hunter College, CUNY
    Finding the ‘Heart-Shaped’ Connection: Looking at Latin Learning from Middle School to Post-Graduation
  4. Robert Holschuh-Simmons, Monmouth College
    A Classics Professor’s Guide to Mutually Beneficial Relationships with K-12 Latin Teachers
  5. Salvador Bartera, and Jessica Ann Westerhold, University of Tennessee Knoxville
    Supporting Collaboration with K-12 Latin Teachers (Current and Prospective): Notes from Nascent Initiatives in Tennessee
  6. Sanjaya Thakur, Colorado College
2:00pm – 5:00pm, Salon A-1 (Lower Level) SCS-62: Centering the Margins: Thinking Anew with the Drama of the Ancient Mediterranean (organized by the Committee on Ancient and Modern Performance)
Christopher Bungard, Butler University, and Suzi Elnaggar, Northwestern University, Organizers
  1. Alison Hedges, Independent Scholar
    Poetics in The Triumph of Horus: Ritual Drama from an Aristotelian Perspective
  2. Elke Nash, University of New Hampshire
    Euripides’ Medea and the Necessity of Violence
  3. Sydney Hertz, Barnard College
    Swollen-foot: The Possibilities of a Disabled Self-Performance of Sophocles’ Oedipus Tyrannus
  4. Suzi Elnaggar, Northwestern University
2:00pm – 5:00pm, Salon C-6 (Lower Level) SCS-63: From Elements to Ecologies: Art, Media, and Environment in the Ancient Mediterranean (Panel)
Mary Danisi, Cornell University, and Jessica Plant, University of Cambridge, Organizers
  1. Collin Moat, University of California, Los Angeles
    Burning Mortal Materials: the Transformation and Reassemblage of the Body in Homeric Funerals
  2. William Austin, Princeton University
    Floral Ornament at the Grave: Acanthus Plants between Nature and Facture
  3. Mary Danisi, Cornell University
    The Purity of Sacrificial Ornament: A Ritual-Ecological Framing of the “Boukrania and Fillets” Motif
  4. Jessica Plant, University of Cambridge
    Roman Plaster: The Semantics and Mechanics of a Craft Ecology
  5. Matthew Westermeyer, Cornell University
    Grafted Trees atop Mt. Nebo: Byzantine Art and Practice Amongst the Trees
  6. Sandra Blakely, Emory University

Sunday, January 7, 2024
Seventh Paper Session (9 sessions)
8:00am – 11:00am, Waldorf (3rd Floor) SCS-64: HYBRID: Green Vergil II (organized by the Vergilian Society)
Vassiliki Panoussi, William & Mary, Organizer
  1. Thomas Munro, Yale University
    Vergil on Nature and Culture: a Re-reading of Eclogue 10
  2. Aaron Seider, College of the Holy Cross
    Imagining Affect: Movement and Emotion in the Georgics
  3. Erica Krause, University of Virginia
    Darkness Golden: Dark Ecology in Vergil's Golden Age
  4. Kresimir Vukovic, University of Venice, Ca' Foscari
    Vergil’s Rivers: A Case Study in Non-Human Agency
  5. Francesco Grotto, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa
    Durando saecula uincit: Time of Plants and Time of Men in Virgil's Oeuvre
  6. C.W. Marshall, University of British Columbia
    The Vergil Garden in Naples
  7. Tom Geue, Australian National University
8:00am – 11:00am, Astoria (3rd Floor) SCS-65: HYBRID: Queering the Hero (organized by the Lambda Classical Caucus)
Rachel Lesser, Gettysburg College, and Erin Lam, Bryn Mawr College, Organizers
  1. Bruce M. King, The Brooklyn Institute for Social Research
    Remember Patroklos
  2. Celsiana Warwick, University of Iowa
    Queer Paradigms of Achilles and Patroclus
  3. Emily Hudson, University of California, Santa Barbara
    Queer Cassandra: Re-Reading Euripides’ Trojan Women
  4. Emily Waller Singeisen, University of Pennsylvania
    "Costume is Flesh": Trans*ing Pentheus in Anne Carson’s Bakkhai
  5. Em Roalsvig, University of California, Santa Barbara
    Looking Back: Queer Orpheus and His Modern Reception in Two Queer French Films
  6. Rachel Lesser, Gettysburg College, and Erin Lam, Bryn Mawr College
8:00am – 11:00am, Salon C-6 (Lower Level) SCS-66: Hellenistic History
Christopher Baron, University of Notre Dame, Presider
  1. David Levene, New York University
    The Tale of Two Bad Ptolemies
  2. Allen Alexander Kendall, University of Michigan
    Rethinking the Role of the Alexandrian "Mob" in Ptolemaic Succession Politics
  3. Qizhen Xie, Brown University
    Land Transfer and Property Rights: Infrastructural Power in Seleucid Asia Minor
  4. Giulio Leghissa, University of Toronto
    Moving away from water-centered narratives of Hellenistic Egypt: Ptolemaic Presences in the Western Desert
  5. Samantha Blankenship, University of Tennessee Knoxville
    The Persian Techniques of Alexander's Historians
  6. Anja Bettenworth, University of Cologne
    Shame and tyranny in Curtius Rufus’ Historiae Alexandri Magni
8:00am – 11:00am, Salon A-1 (Lower Level) SCS-67: Intertextuality and Greek and Roman Cultural Memory (organizer-refereed panel)
Hans Hansen, Smith College/Amherst College, Zack Rider, University of South Carolina, and Tedd Wimperis, Elon University
  1. Hans Hansen, Smith College/Amherst College, Zack Rider, University of South Carolina
  2. Jessica L. Moore, Iowa State University
    Besieged Memory: Intertextuality and the Classical Past in Procopius’ Treatment of the City of Rome
  3. Katherine Krauss, Australian Catholic University
    Didactics and Literary Memory in Macrobius’ Commentarii in Somnium Scipionis
  4. K.P.S. Janssen, Leiden University/University of Edinburgh
    Legal Principles: (Re)positioning Rome’s Legal History in Tacitus’ Annals 3.25-28
  5. Tom Lister, University of Oxford
    Melanthios: (Mis)memorialisation Beyond the Tragic Canon
  6. Robert Rohland, University of Cambridge
    Intertextuality and Cultural Memory in Shipwreck Epigrams
  7. Tedd Wimperis, Elon University
8:00am – 11:00am, Williford Room A (3rd Floor) SCS-68: Late Antique and Medieval Latin Literature
Catherine Conybeare, Bryn Mawr College, Presider
  1. Noel Lenski, Yale University
    Meliboeus esse coepi: A critical reading of Sidonius Epistula VIII.9
  2. Lucy McInerney, Brown University
    An Ovidian audax aranea at Work in Claudian’s De Raptu Proserpinae
  3. Gianmarco Bianchini, University of Toronto
    Constructing Virgil’s Authority in Pseudo-Asconius’ Commentary on the 'Verrines'
  4. Giovanni Piccolo, University of Melbourne
    Animals, Nature, and Power: the Zoological Content of Solinus' Collectanea
  5. Victoria Lansing, University of Oxford
    Challenging Philosophy Through Elegy: Boethius’ use of Ovid’s exile poetry in the Consolatio
8:00am – 11:00am, Salon A-2 (Lower Level) SCS-69: Ancient Comedy and Comic Traditions
Matthew Roller, Johns Hopkins University, Presider
  1. Allie Pohler, University of Cincinnati
    Mihi plurumum credo: Alcmena’s Resistance to Psychological Manipulation in Plautus’ Amphitruo
  2. Joseph Smith, San Diego State University
    The placement of word shapes in the Iambo-Trochaic Verse of Plautus and Terence: A Unified Field Theory of Theatrical Composition
  3. Paul Eberwine, Princeton University
    Eating Democracy in Aristophanes’ Wasps
  4. Margaret Danaher, Brown University
    Knemon’s Fall: Tragic Disability in Menander’s Dyskolos
  5. Christopher Ell, Brown University
    Wasps 1208-1215 and the Non-Elite Symposion
  6. Melissa Funke, University of Winnipeg
    The Sicilian Character of Sophron's Mimes
8:00am – 11:00am, Salon A-3 (Lower Level) SCS-70: Coins, Copies, and Prototypes (organized by the American Society for Numismatics, Joint Session)
Roberta Stewart, Dartmouth College, and Nathan Elkins, American Numismatic Society
  1. Roberta Stewart, Dartmouth College, and Nathan Elkins, American Numismatic Society
  2. Ute Wartenberg, American Numismatic Society
    The First Prototypes on Early Electrum Coinage: From Seemingly Random Emblems to an Iconographic Program
  3. Daniel Qin, University of Pennsylvania
    Coping with loss and confusion: copying old coins for a new identity
  4. Marc Philipp Wahl, Universität Wien
    Prototypes, Copies, and Fakes: A case study of the Croton, Thourioi and the Italiote league
  5. Alexander Meeus, Universtität Mannheim
    Political and Cultural Continuity with Argead Prototypes in Early Hellenistic Royal Coinage
  6. Jane DeRose Evans, Temple University
    The Abduction of Persephone on Coin Types of the Eastern Roman Provinces
  7. Dario Calomino, Università di Roma
    Imperial imagery on Roman provincial coins: prototypes and derivations
  8. Benjamin Hellings, Yale University
8:00am – 11:00am, Salon C-8 (Lower Level) SCS-71: Rhetoric and Education
Tom Keeline, Washington University in St. Louis, Presider
  1. Michael A. Freeman, Duke University
    Books Written By Children: New Evidence for the Age and Social Background of Copyists
  2. Elizabeth Lavender, Yale University
    Declaiming to One’s Self: The Extended Mind in Rhetorical Education
  3. Tobias Philip, Rutgers University
    The Theater of Practical Education in the Works of Xenophon
  4. Charis Jo, University of Oxford
    Penelope or Logic: translating dialectica in classical Latin literature
  5. Li Li, King’s College London
    Who were the audience of Isocrates? A contextual analysis based on rhetorical strategies and communication modes
8:00am – 11:00am, Salon C-5 (Lower Level) SCS-72: Power and Diversity: Centering Achaemenid Persian Imperialism (Panel, Joint Session)
Michael Taylor, University at Albany, and John Hyland, Christopher Newport University, Organizers
  1. Michael Taylor, University at Albany
  2. John Hyland, Christopher Newport University
    Pax Persica: Small Wars and the Achaemenid Frontiers
  3. Rhyne King, DFG Project “The Unexplored Heartland”
    Satraps and Regional Governance in the Achaemenid Empire: A Comparative Perspective
  4. Wouter Henkleman, École Pratique des Hautes Études (Paris)
    Reviewing the Achaemenid signature: Elamite documentation from Persepolis
  5. Christine Chandler, New York University
    Tradition, Innovation, and Ideology Among the Inscribed Seals from the Persepolis Fortification Archive
  6. Ella Karev, University of Chicago
    Slavery in Egypt Before and After the Persians: Continuity and Change
  7. John WI Lee, University of California, Santa Barbara
    Achaemenid Imperialism, from the 19th century to the present
Eighth Paper Session (10 sessions)
11:30am – 1:30pm, Waldorf (3rd Floor) SCS-73: HYBRID: Music and Power: The View from Hellenistic and Imperial Literature (organized by MOISA; International Society for the Study of Greek and Roman Music and its Cultural Heritage)
Francesca Modini, Warwick University, and Pauline LeVen, Yale University
  1. Austin A. Hattori, University of Cincinnati
    Ptolemaic Propaganda, the Chepel Papyrus, and the Artists of Dionysus
  2. Sarah Cullinan Herring, University of Oxford
    Medea's magical music: gendered song and power disruptions in Apollonius’ Argonautica
  3. Alyson Melzer, Indiana University
    Empire of the Pantomime: Kinesthetics of Power in Lucian’s On Dance
  4. Charles Cosgrove, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary
    Singing in the Streets: Public Deployments of Christian Song in the Late-Fourth Century
  5. Philip Wilson, Harvard University
    Battle Hymn of the Empire: Domestication and Savagery in Pange Lingua
11:30am – 1:30pm, Astoria (3rd Floor) SCS-74: HYBRID: Law and Epigraphy in the Greek and Roman World (American Society for Greek and Latin Epigraphy, Joint Session)
James Sickinger, Florida State University, Organizer
  1. James Sickinger, Florida State University
  2. Edward Jones, University of Oxford
    Penalties for Officials in Athenian Inscribed Decrees
  3. Luke De Boer, Billkent University
    Last Wills and Hellenistic Statehood: the Testament of Ptolemy VIII Euergetes II (SEG IX 7)
  4. Josh Allbright, University of Southern California
    Loan Sharks in the Aegean Sea: Legal Culture and Epigraphy on Amorgos
  5. Alex Cushing, Loyola University Maryland
    It´s Who You Know. Co-freedmen Networks & Legal Knowledge in the Campanian Wax Tablets
  6. Rafail Zoulis, Yale University
    Law as Narrative: Negotiating provincial identities in the early Roman Empire
11:30am – 1:30pm, Salon A-2 (Lower Level) SCS-75: Classics and Pedagogy
Yoandy Cabrera Ortega, Rockford University, Presider
  1. Christopher Jotischky, Brown University
    Teaching Latin in Independent Greece: A Metric of Europeanness?
  2. Kirsten Day, Augustana College
    Classics and the Incarcerated: A Symbiotic Relationship
  3. Simeon Ehrlich, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
    Applying Pedagogical Models from Modern Arabic to Ancient Greek
11:30am – 1:30pm, Salon C-5 (Lower Level) SCS-76: Magic and Dreams
Christopher Faraone, University of Chicago, Presider
  1. Devin Lawson, Bryn Mawr College
    Dismembered According to the Rigor of Harmony: A Structuralist Reading of Zosimos' Visions
  2. Christopher Atkins, Yale University
    Plato, Magoi, and Lived Religion in Fourth-Century Athens: A View from Attic Curse Tablets
  3. Catherine Saterson, Yale University
    Sirens Bind: Siren-Song as Binding Spell in the Odyssey, Plato’s Cratylus, Xenophon’s Memorabilia, and a Roman Curse Tablet from the 1st Century C.E.
  4. Geoffrey Harmsworth, Columbia University
    Artemidorus and the Panopticism of Urban Life: The Social Worlds of Non-Elites
11:30am – 1:30pm, Salon C-7 (Lower Level) SCS-77: Measurement and Mathematics
Andrew Riggsby, University of Texas at Austin, Presider
  1. Nick Winters, Northwestern University
    Hybrid Mathematical Texts and Greek Intellectual Networks
  2. Mason Wheelock-Johnson, Lawrence University
    Senecan Geometry and Stoic Surfaces
  3. Johannes Wietzke, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
    Scaling down the world, up to a point: ludic limits in Pseudo-Scymnus’ Periodos to King Nicomedes
11:30am – 1:30pm, Williford Room A (3rd Floor) SCS-78: Medieval and Renaissance Reception
Elena Giusti, Warwick University, Presider
  1. Alexander Fedchin, Tufts University
    There are no acrostics in Vergil (but Renaissance has plenty)
  2. Melanie Racette-Campbell, University of Winnipeg
    Veronica Franco’s reception of Ovid’s Heroides and Amores,
  3. Talia Boylan, Yale University
    Alciato's Local Livy
11:30am – 1:30pm, Salon A-1 (Lower Level) SCS-79: Animal-Human Interactions in Late Antiquity (organized by the Society for Late Antiquity)
Kelly Holob, University of Chicago, Organizer
  1. Konstanze Schiemann, University of Amsterdam
    Filling the bellies of the beasts.” Late antique Christian criticism of animal hunts and the problem of chain consumption
  2. Lydia Herndon, University of Chicago
    Animality and Edibility in Ambrose’s Hexameron
  3. Clare Kearns, Brown University
    The Animal as Index of Difference in Daphnis and Chloe 1.16
  4. Julie van Pelt, Ghent University
    A Christian Paradoxography: Humans, Animals, and Monsters in the Life of Makarios the Roman (BHG 1004-1005)
11:30am – 1:30pm, Salon C-6 (Lower Level) SCS-80: Economic History
Carlos Noreña, University of California, Berkeley, Presider
  1. Umit Ozturk, Stanford University
    “Learning from the Enemies”: Institutional Learning and Mimetic Isomorphism in Imperial Fiscal Institutions
  2. James Macksoud, Stanford University
    Quantifying the Expenditures of Local Governments during the Roman Principate
  3. Evan Vance, University of California, Berkeley
    ‘Sacred wealth’ as an economic category in ancient Greek thought and practice
11:30am – 1:30pm, Salon C-8 (Lower Level) SCS-81: Platonism and Natural Philosophy (organized by the International Society for Neoplatonic Studies)
Sarah Ahbel-Rappe, University of Michigan, Organizer
  1. Maxwell Wade, Boston University
    Distinctive Features within Plotinus’ Elemental Theory
  2. Aaron Johnson, Lee University
    A Nature Akin to Human Nature:’ Human-Plant Relations in Porphyry of Tyre
  3. William Altman, Independent Scholar
    “The Regrettable Reincarnation Thesis” in Timaeus: The Achilles Heel of Neoplatonist Natural Philosophy
  4. Jonathon Greig, KU Leuven
    Proclus on Sensible Substance and Particulars
11:30am – 1:30pm, Salon A-3 (Lower Level) SCS-82: Roman Historiography
Kelly Shannon-Henderson, University of Cincinnati, Presider
  1. Lydia Spielberg, University of California, Los Angeles
    Reading Cato’s In Galbam at the end of the Origines
  2. Caitlin Gillespie, Brandeis University
    Magistra Libidinum Neronis: Calvia Crispinilla and the Power of Vice
  3. Paul Hay, Hampden Sydney College
    Fenestella and the Temporal Rhetoric of Tiberian Literature
  4. Martin Shedd, Thesaurus Linguae Latinae
    Monsters of Vice, Masters of One: the Invective Genre in the Historia Augusta
  5. Jackie Elliot, University of Colorado, Boulder
    Cato the "antiquarian"
Ninth Paper Session (10 sessions)
2:00pm – 4:30pm, Waldorf (3rd Floor) SCS-83: HYBRID: Secrecy and sociogenesis: mysteries, restricted rituals, and the growth of religious communities (organized by the Society for Ancient Mediterranean Religions)
Dina Boero, The College of New Jersey, Organizer
  1. Sandra Blakely, Emory University
  2. Netanel Anor, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
    Secrecy and the Oracle Lore: On Knowledge Restriction in Ancient Babylonia
  3. Bartek Bednarek, University of Warsaw/ Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich
    On the secrecy of Maenadic rites
  4. Isobel K. Köster, University of Colorado
    How to suppress a secret cult: invective and perverted rites in Cicero’s Catilinarians
  5. Vivian Laughlin, Wake Forest University
    An Exploration of Secrecy and Sociogenesis from the Palatine Hill
  6. Sandra Blakely, Emory University
2:00pm – 4:30pm, Astoria (3rd Floor) SCS-84: HYBRID: The Afterlife of the Body (organizer-refereed panel)
Kathleen Cruz, University of California, Davis and Malina Buturovic, Yale University, Organizers
  1. Kathleen Cruz, University of California, Davis and Malina Buturovic, Yale University
  2. Carolyn Tobin, Vassar College
    Personhood and the Body in Roman Funerary Monuments
  3. Nicholas Banner, Trinity College, Dublin
    Reassessing the Relationship between the Platonist(ic) Subtle Body and the Christian Resurrection-Body
  4. A. Everett Beek, North-West University (Noordwes-Universiteit)
    I see only bones and bare skulls: Skeletons in Lucian's Afterlife
2:00pm – 4:30pm, Salon C-7 (Lower Level) SCS-85: Medical Texts
Molly Jones-Lewis, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Presider
  1. Artemis Brod, Independent Scholar
    Bodily Surfaces in Aelius Aristides’ Third Hieros Logos
  2. Micaela Brembilla, Uppsala University
    The drawings of the Gynaecia of Mustio - where text and materialities meet
  3. Hana Liu, Stanford University
    Orator Patiens: Therapeutic Rhetoric in Aelius Aristides's Hieroi Logoi
  4. Marko Vitas, Brown University
    The Mesopotamian Hippocrates? The Rhetorical Strategies of the Hippocratic treatise De victu 4 in the Context of Mesopotamian Medical Tradition
  5. Trevor Luke, Florida State University
    Suffering with Sickness under Domitian in Pliny’s Letters
2:00pm – 4:30pm, Salon C-5 (Lower Level) SCS-86: Voices of the Late Republic
Jonathan Mannering, Loyola University Chicago, Presider
  1. Vasileios Sazaklidis, University of Texas at Austin
    Cicero’s Letters of Exile and The Space of Political Upheaval
  2. Julia Mebane, Indiana University
    Searching for the Crowd in Cicero's Second Catilinarian
  3. Scott Di Giulio, Mississippi State University
    Dialogue across Fragments? Quotations of Republican Tragedy in Varro and Cicero
  4. Tiziano Boggio, University of Cincinnati
    Mea Vox Occidit: Voice and Silence in Cicero's Letters from Exile
  5. Olivia Elder, University of Oxford
    'Enslaved to the courts': slavery and/as politics in Cicero's early speeches
2:00pm – 4:30pm, Salon C-6 (Lower Level) SCS-87: Virgil
Jennifer Weintritt, Northwestern University, Presider
  1. Colin Lacey, Boston University
    Deserti Coniugis Iras: Aeneas, Helen, and Abandonment
  2. Brayden Hirsch, Boston University
    Blindness and Vergil's Auditory Imagination
  3. Peter Kotiuga, Boston University
    The Homeric Language for Rescue in Virgil’s Aeneid
  4. Cynthia Liu, University of Oxford
    Orestes and cosmic chorality in Aeneid 12
  5. Matthew Sherry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
    Spinning Yarns and Spinning Songs: Clymene in Vergil’s Georgics (4.345–349)
2:00pm – 4:30pm, Williford Room A (3rd Floor) SCS-88: Language and Linguistics
Angelo Mercado, Grinnell College, Presider
  1. Joseph Dexter, Harvard University, Pramit Chaudhuri, and Elizabeth D. Adams, University of Texas at Austin
    Corpus-Wide Computational Analysis of Anagrammatic Wordplay in Latin Literature
  2. Stephen Trazskoma, California State University, Los Angeles
    Explaining Ancient Greek Enclitics: A New Analysis
  3. Michele Bianconi, University of Oxford; Marta Capano, Università per Stranieri di Siena; Federica Fanizzi, Università di Bari; Marcello Gelone, Soprintendenza ABAP per il Comune di Napoli; Valentina Lunardi, University of California, Los Angeles; Simona Marchesini, Alteritas - Interazione tra i popoli
    New Perspectives on Messapic Language and Culture
  4. Yuliya Minets, University of Alabama
    Accents, Pronunciation, and Normativity of Oral Speech in Late Antiquity
2:00pm – 5:00pm, Salon A-1 (Lower Level) SCS-89: The Silver Age of Hellenistic Poetry (Panel)
Matthew Chaledekas, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, and Thomas Nelson, University of Oxford, Organizers
  1. Brett Evans, Georgetown University
    The Syracusia Affair: Archimelus, Moschion, and Sicilian Cultural Politics
  2. Kathleen Kidder, University of Houston
    Rivers as Sources and Symbols of Displacement: The Representation of Three Callimachean Rivers in Lycophron’s Alexandra
  3. Thomas Nelson, University of Oxford
    Hellenistic Jewish Epic Between Homer and the Septuagint
  4. Kathryn Wilson, Washington University in St. Louis
    Deciphering the Alexipharmaca’s “Incomplete” Acrostic
  5. Marcie Persyn, University of Pittsburgh
    Playing with Traditions: Lucilian Satire and Herodian Mime
  6. Matthew Chaldekas, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen
    Erotic Objectification in the Epigrams of Philodemus
2:00pm – 4:30pm, Salon C-8 (Lower Level) SCS-90: Non-Canonical Greek Pedagogy (Workshop)
Daniel Golde, The Jewish Theological Seminary, Organizer
  1. Daniel Golde, The Jewish Theological Seminary
    Who Wants to be Normal Anyway?: Biblical Greek and Interlingual Pedagogy
  2. Elizabeth Manwell, Kalamazoo College
    Looking Beyond Athens in the First-Year Greek Classroom
  3. Robert Groves, University of Arizona
    Why Prose Fiction for Intermediate Greek Courses?
2:00pm – 4:30pm, Salon A-2 (Lower Level) SCS-91: The Challenge and Alterity of Modernity (organized by the Society for Early Modern Classical Reception)
Pramit Chaudhuri, University of Texas at Austin, Caroline Stark, Howard University, and Ariane Schwartz, Independent Scholar
  1. Nicoletta Bruno, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Neo-Latin Studies Innsbruck
    Classical Tradition and the Alterity of the New World in Peter Martyr’s Letters to Pomponius Laetus
  2. Elena Giusti, Warwick University
    The Early Modern Re-Invention of Rome’s ‘African Monstrosities’
  3. Julia C. Hernandez, New York University
    Patagonian Giants, Orinocan Acephaloi: The Recursive Printed Legacy of the "Plinian Races" Transplanted to the Americas, Image and Text
  4. Irene Peirano Garrison, Harvard University
    Insolitum est feminam scire Latine: on the gender of Latin in early modern educational treatises
2:00pm – 4:30pm, Salon A-3 (Lower Level) SCS-92: Greek Lyric
Hanne Eisenfeld, Boston College, Presider
  1. Maddalena Scarperi, University of Pennsylvania
    Erasing Landscapes, Silencing the Past: a post-colonial reading of Bacchylides’ Ode 11
  2. Maria Kovalchuk, University of Pennsylvania
    Theocritus’ Idyll 18 and the Invention of the Sacred
  3. Mary Anastasi, University of California, Los Angeles
    Ajax v. Odysseus: Two Archetypes of Wisdom and Skill in Pindar’s Isthmian 4
  4. Bryan Norton, Washington University in St. Louis
    An Echo in the Dark (O.14.20-24): Audibility and Visibility in Pindaric Epinician
  5. Victoria Hodges, Rutgers University
    Between Disillusioned Bodies and the Sublime in Timotheus' Persians
  6. Zachary Haines, University of Virginia
    Iliad 6 and Sappho fr 44